Since the IBM FlashSystem V9000 was implemented, our users have seen a 700% improvement in the speed of creating sales extracts.

Lea Blakney, IT Architecture Manager, McCain Foods

Business Challenge story

Food supplier McCain depends on a deep understanding of logistics to run its complex global business. With huge and growing order volumes to analyze, how could McCain ensure on-time delivery?


By massively accelerating information performance with IBM FlashSystem V9000 storage solutions, McCain has increased productivity and enabled super-fast decision making throughout the logistics chain.


Upgrading to FlashSystem reduced report extraction times by 700%, optimized storage with a 3-to-1 real-time compression rate, and provided increased availability, security, and performance.

Solution Category

  • Systems Hardware
  • Solution Components

    • Consumer Products: Supply Chain
    • IBM Power Systems
    • Spectrum Accelerate
    • Storage: IBM FlashSystem Solution
    • Storage: IBM FlashSystem V9000
    • Storage: IBM XIV